Michael Salasmichaelsalas45

Michael J. Salas is a counselor in Dallas, Texas who specializes in relationships and sexuality. Read more about his specialties and counseling perspectives at vantagepointdallascounseling.com.



  • Freedom as Treatment for Hyposexual Desire

    Apr 10, 2017
    Many people come into sex therapy because they are struggling to find sexual desire in their lives. Many also struggle with finding motivation to take steps to discover, or rediscover what increased sexual desire is in their own lives. They see the sexual world around them, and see how other people connect.
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  • The Power in “I Don’t Know”

    Apr 03, 2017
    In all therapy, “I Don’t Know” is a difficult answer to work through. At the same time, it’s a common answer of many clients who struggle to understand their own motivation.
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  • Understanding Motivation in Sex Therapy

    Mar 28, 2017
    In working on a sexual issue, there is a common phenomenon that is counter-intuitive. This isn’t an issue that directly relates to sex, but instead relates much more to motivation. As a sex therapist, I work with many clients who come into therapy looking for expert advice.
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  • Merging the Gap on Sexual Addiction Treatment in Gay Men

    Mar 23, 2017
    Many sex therapists feel as though sex addiction treatment is simply SOCE in disguise. They cite several evangelical therapy groups who say they treat homosexuality as a sinful, problematic attachment disorder. Identifying and exposing SOCE groups and organizations is important to do.
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  • What is Gay-Affirming Sexual Addiction Therapy?

    Mar 13, 2017
    There are many sex addiction therapy certification programs. The most popular and well-recognized credential is the CSAT credential. This certification is offered by the International Institute of Trauma Addiction Professionals (IITAP), which was founded by Dr. Patrick Carnes, who is the leading proponent in the topic of sexual addiction.
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